The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand promotes physical fitness through its BE ACTIVE campaign: Do what you can, enjoy what you do, be active and move your mood.
Nick Florest realizes that telling a middle-schooler to “get over it” when his heart is broken is not the soundest of advice.
Carl Bosch wants his students to find the things they love and go after them.
“Essentially, if a student gave me a hug, I was supposed to act like I was getting arrested. If that’s not a disgusting assumption of male guilt, I’m not sure what is.”
A Wisconsin teacher uses an essay about wolves to teach her students about empathy, environmentalism, and looking at all sides of a complex issue.
A professor’s funny song from the 1970s anticipates the problem of young men not doing their best in college.
David Reitan believes the bad behavior in fraternities happens because that is how men think they are supposed to act when they get there.
Many public universities, suffering from state budget cuts or hungry for prestige, have made it a priority to attract out-of-state students, who pay higher tuition, and those who will help boost the schools’ place in college rankings.
Sometimes I think the only accurate thing about teachers on film is that in real life we’re often the punch line as well.
Tommy Raskin looks at the issues that he sees as spawning disrespect in school.
Andrew Smiler believes better vocational education for high school boys will improve their lives, their (future) partners’ lives, and the economy as a whole.
A school shuts down and no one asks, “Where are those kids now and what are we doing for them?” Amanda Keller-Konya and Dennis Danziger document school closings through words and photos.
Tommy Raskin makes a case for looking at alternatives to suspending students from school.
How my son’s obsession with birds is teaching us how to learn. By Christopher J. Anderson
Tim Brown believes that, “Cultural sensitivity should be a block of granite in the foundation of our education system, taught annually and comprehensively.”
Republicans in Texas want to select science textbooks that specifically include either intelligent design or creationism.